6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Maine--Social life and customs.

  1. Edward S. Crocker II and Lispenard Seabury Crocker papers, 1892-2003

    3,800 items. 12 containers plus 2 oversize. 5 linear feet. 9 digital files (2.8 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Foreign service officer and his wife. Correspondence, films, photographs, memoranda from Tokyo Embassy prior to bombing of Pearl Harbor, and other papers related to postings, 1924-1941, in El Salvador, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Poland, and Sweden, and family matters in New England and New York.

  2. Edward W. Washburn family papers, 1817-1934

    1,000 items. 9 containers plus 3 oversize. 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chemist, civil servant, and educator. Diaries, correspondence, school material, notebooks, photographs, financial and military papers, genealogical records, writings, printed matter, and miscellaneous documents pertaining to the family of Edward W. Washburn, mainly in Maine and Nebraska, including Edward’s parents, William Gilmor and Flora Ella Wight Washburn, and grandparents, George A. and Elizabeth Gilmor Washburn. Contains Civil War correspondence and military records of George A. Washburn as captain in the 12th Maine Infantry Regiment.

  3. Waldo Peirce papers, 1889-1977

    8,425 items. 29 containers. 12.6 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artist. Correspondence and other papers including a large number of letters between Peirce and his mother, Anna Hayford Peirce, that trace the development of Peirce's artistic career and his mother's travels and her social life in Bangor, Maine.

  4. Melville Weston Fuller papers, 1794-1949

    5,000 items. 16 containers plus 1 oversize. 6.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and jurist; chief justice of the United States Supreme Court. Chiefly correspondence, 1849-1910, between Fuller and members of his family, friends, and professional associates. Also includes printed matter, notes, scrapbooks, speeches and writings, and memorabilia. The papers relate to personal and family affairs; Fuller's student life at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine; his activities in Chicago, including his law practice, Democratic politics, and his real estate holdings; his term on the Supreme Court; and his work on behalf of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, negotiations for shipping rights of Muscat dhows, 1905, the Venezuelan boundary dispute, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Peabody Education Fund.

  5. John Fairfield correspondence, 1828-1876

    900 items. 6 containers. 1.8 linear feet. 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. senator and representative and governor of Maine. Principally letters from Fairfield to members of his family in Saco, Maine, while he was serving in Congress and as governor relating to personal and family affairs, politics, and life and society in Washington, D.C., and Augusta, Maine.

  6. Maine Acadian cultural survey collection, 1991

    8,016 items.. 8 containers : 2,800 manuscript materials.. 32 sound cassettes : analog.. 7 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips ; 7 in.. ca. 5,080 photographs : color, black and white. ca. 50 drawings.. 5 videocassettes of 5 (VHS).. 42 disks.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection consists of sound and video recordings, photographs, manuscript materials, printed materials, correspondence, field notes, and administrative files documenting folklife--including architecture, music, dance, storytelling, material culture, and occupational culture--in the Upper Saint John River Valley on the Maine and New Brunswick border.